Sharon M. Draper

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Sharon M. Draper is a professional educator as well as an accomplished writer. She has been honored as the National Teacher of the Year, is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award, and is a New York Times bestselling author. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Sharon Draper: Two Books, Top Ten, Two Weeks in a Row. Sharon M. Draper is an award-winning (and prolific) author. She's also an educator, speaker, poet and National Teacher of the Year. On July 27th, her book Out of My Mind hit the number 2 spot in the Children's and Teen section of the Amazon Kindle store. The following week, on August 3,Copper Sun was #10 in the Juvenile section of EBooks.co... Read more of this blog post »
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Out of My Mind

4.37 avg rating — 80,852 ratings — published 2010 — 46 editions
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Tears of a Tiger (Hazelwood...

4.17 avg rating — 12,619 ratings — published 1994 — 20 editions
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Copper Sun

4.31 avg rating — 11,282 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Stella by Starlight

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4.06 avg rating — 8,386 ratings — published 2015 — 9 editions
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Forged by Fire (Hazelwood H...

4.35 avg rating — 7,625 ratings — published 1997 — 18 editions
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Romiette and Julio

3.93 avg rating — 5,530 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Darkness Before Dawn (Hazel...

4.29 avg rating — 4,736 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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November Blues (Jericho, #2)

4.30 avg rating — 3,545 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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The Battle of Jericho (Jeri...

4.14 avg rating — 3,435 ratings — published 2003 — 14 editions
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Panic

3.46 avg rating — 2,703 ratings — published 2013
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November 2009, Sharon M. Draper
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? SD: learner teacher wife mom grammy writer encourager inspirer SS: What is your motto or maxim? SD: I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and lear..." ...More

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“Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.”
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“What's right isn't always popular, and whats popular isn't always right.”
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“Do not let anyone stop you from succeding”
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What book should we read in March?

You may write in titles, provided the book is a 2016 Newbery contender and already published.

 
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  20 votes 23.8%

 
  15 votes 17.9%

 
  7 votes 8.3%

The War That Saved My Life (write-in)
 
  3 votes 3.6%

The war that saved my life (write-in)
 
  2 votes 2.4%

The only one of these titles that I have actually read is Stella by Starlight and it is excellent. I have ordered The War That Saved My Life, should be here Tuesday! Am going to look at these other two titles right now! (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.2%

the war that saved my life (write-in)
 
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The Honest Truth (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.2%

"Monstrous" by MarcyKate Connolly (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.2%

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